The Whitecaps are in desperate need of three points against Chivas USA, which has lost six matches in a row.
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Knighton; Lee, O'Brien, DeMerit, Harvey; Koffie, Rochat; Camilo, Robson, Watson; Miller.
OUT: FW Etienne Barbara (lower back pain); MF John Thorrington (L hamstring strain);
QUESTIONABLE: FW Darren Mattocks (R hamstring strain)
|Chivas USA (4-3-3): Kennedy; Riley, Califf, Valencia, Jazic; LaBrocca, Joseph, Minda; Bolanos, Agudelo, Townsend.||
OUT: MF Ryan Smith (concussion);
DOUBTFUL: GK Tim Melia (lower back);
PROBABLE: DF Jorge Villafaña (L calf contusion); MF Ben Zemanski (R ankle sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Vancouver saw its winless run stretched to seven games in a 0-0 draw with Seattle on Saturday. The Whitecaps are still hanging on to the fifth and final playoff spot in the West, two points ahead of FC Dallas.
- Chivas USA lost 4-0 to Real Salt Lake on Saturday evening at The Home Depot Center, extending its losing streak to six games
- These teams are meeting for the third time this year. Jay DeMerit scored the game’s only goal in a Whitecaps win on March 17, and they played to a scoreless draw July 7.
- Vancouver has been shut out five times during its seven-game winless skid, having scored just three goals in that stretch.
- Chivas USA is currently in the midst of a 442 minute goalless drought, the longest in MLS this season.